A new study by Aima and EY says that Asian hedge funds are more diverse than their European counterparts, but that they still need to do more.
The current share of investments from Denmark’s largest commercial pension fund does not match the growth potential of the region, according to its real estate head.
The Canadian pension plan intends to greatly expand its Indian investments, increasingly through local partnerships, according to its Asia Pacific head.
Hong Kong may struggle to become Asia’s private equity hub despite tax incentives thanks to the city's deep-rooted issues, suggest investment industry executives.
Chinese investors have been flying to India in the past few months to check out VC and PE opportunities – can they follow in the footsteps of the Americans and Japanese?
Japan’s market for apartment buildings is seeing foreigner investors increase both the size and reach of their exposure, rivalling domestic investors.
Hong Kong real estate prices were already starting to slide before the recent protests accelerated the drop. How far and fast could they fall?
Niche office investment in Beijing highlights German property investment firm's growing emerging Asian push after a multi-year expansion.
Investment into Hong Kong real estate plunged in the year to June 30, finds new research. And the prevailing political turmoil there may not bode well for future inflows.
The move is part of an asset owner partnership strategy to help Poba increase its direct investments, and it offers the pension fund a good strategic overlap.
Many institutional investors are seriously considering adding fixed income ETFs to their portfolios. Here in our second instalment we continue to dispel some myths about the investment vehicle.
Securities companies are leading the way for Korean overseas property investments. But they are taking increasingly large bets by doing so.
The sovereign wealth fund's sale of a Malaysian hospital to another of its portfolio companies marks the latest in an ongoing set of healthcare asset divestments.
The second half survey of alternatives data provider Preqin reveals that investors are not very confident about the future, which could lead some to re-weigh their private asset allocations.
Australia still the safer bet as Asia lacks enough assets on a large-enough scale. But European asset owners see some scope for development, not least in Japan and China.
Fundraising for private equity and venture capital had been on a downward path since November, but began to improve in July. Are asset owners becoming more supportive?
The chief investment officer of Korea’s Public Officials Benefit Association explains why he invested in a new insolvency-focused debt fund.
The growth of fixed income ETF instruments has been robust, so it’s of little surprise investors have concerns over the risks entailed. Here we dispel a few myths about the investment vehicle.
Institutional investors from the country are facing a new set of challenges as they hunt for commercial real estate investments in the emerging markets of Eastern Europe.
Asset owners in the country are varying their private equity investing plans, with some focusing on strong partners and others beginning to concentrate on deals at home to cut risk.